Jail list 1-24-18

Posted by | January 24, 2018 3:28 pm

   Nandi Tippett Kennedy, 22, 1811 Callaway NW., Atlanta; entered 1/15/2018; VGCSA Marijuana/poss less than oz//misd/; released 1/15/2018; OPPD

   Carl Lendell Lewis Jr., 18, 4691 OE Waters Rd., Millen; entered 1/16/2018; Reckless Driving; released 1/16/2018; GPD

   Arthur Lee Lawson Sr., 54, 1226 Outlaw Ave., Soperton; entered 1/16/2018; Public drunk; released 1/16/2018; TCPD

   Joanne Rochelle Bell, 50, 1094 Wes Lawson Rd., Adrian; entered 1/17/2018; Bench Warrant/State Court; ECSO

   Christina Michelle Thomas, 49, Read More

SPD Report 1-24-18

Posted by | January 24, 2018 3:24 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   January 12

   Officer responded to 117 Kite Road in reference to a dispute.

   Officer was dispatched to 553 Mason Drive in reference to a burglary.

   Officer was dispatched to 410 South Main Street in reference to a stolen necklace.

   Victim reported harassing communications.

   January 13

   Officer responded to 414 South Main Street in reference to a damaged vehicle.

   Officer was dispatched to Read More

ECSO Report 1-24-18

Posted by | January 24, 2018 3:22 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   January 18

   Complainant struck a deer while traveling on US 1 Bypass.

   Victim reported medication and cash being taken from her residence.

   January 19

   Complainant filed a report in reference to a nuisance animal.

   Complainant reported fraudulent activity in reference to an unknown offender filing her children on his/her taxes.

   Victim’s house was burglarized and various pieces of property were stolen Read More

Frances P. Creech, 79

Posted by | January 24, 2018 12:00 pm

   Funeral services for Frances P. Creech, 79, resident of Stillmore, were held Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Stillmore Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend George Archer and Reverend Louis Pearce officiating. Interment followed in the Stillmore Cemetery. She died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at her residence.

   Mrs. Frances P. Creech was born in Swainsboro, daughter of the late Julian and Alma Smith Pierson. She was a teacher at Read More

Geraldine “Demore” Jones, 98

Posted by | January 24, 2018 11:30 am

   Funeral services for Geraldine “Demore” Jones, 98, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Saint Philip Baptist Church with Rev. Herbert Hodges presiding. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery.

   Sister Geraldine D. Jones, the 14th of 18 children, was born in Johnson County on September 1, 1919, to Ben and Isabell Daniels. She came to Christ at an early age and was baptized at Oak Read More

John W. “Buddy” Samples Jr., 67

Posted by | January 24, 2018 11:00 am

   Funeral services for John W. “Buddy” Samples Jr., 67, of Twin City were held at Twin City Church of God at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, with Reverends George Archer Jr., John Woodcock, and Greg Ely officiating. Interment followed in the Kirkland Cemetery. He passed away Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. John W. “Buddy” Samples Jr. was born October 24, … Read More

Libby Frances Wilson Benson, 83

Posted by | January 24, 2018 10:30 am

   Funeral services for Libby Frances Wilson Benson, 83, of Pooler will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018, in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Greg Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 1 p.m. until time of service. Interment will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church near Kite. She passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Read More

Madolyn D. Hall, 84

Posted by | January 24, 2018 10:00 am

   Funeral services for Madolyn D. Hall, 84, of Twin City were held Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Twin City First United Methodist Church with Rev. David Donnan and Rev. Randall Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Coleman-Twin City Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Shands University Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.

   Mrs. Madolyn D. Hall was born October 10, 1933, in Scarboro to the late Read More

Swainsboro Police investigate commercial gambling at local business

Posted by | January 24, 2018 9:38 am

   On the evening of Friday, Jan. 19, the Swainsboro Police Department personnel executed a search warrant on a East Main business known as Sunoco. The warrant came as a result of a three-month investigation involving the use of electronic gaming machines in violation of state gambling laws. Upon arrival to the scene, officers secured the premises and conducted a thorough search of the business for evidence related to the crime Read More

Michael “Mike” Wilson Morgan Sr., 72

Posted by | January 24, 2018 9:30 am

   A memorial service for Michael “Mike” Wilson Morgan Sr., 72, were held at Munholland United Church on Friday, January 12, 2018. He slipped into eternal rest on Monday, January 8, 2018, in Covington, LA.

   Mr. Michael “Mike” Wilson Morgan Sr. was born on December 25, 1945 in Augusta to the late Susie Wilson Morgan and Louis Sidney Morgan. Morgan grew up in Twin City and graduated from Emanuel County Institute Read More

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